Are there tax disadvantages to buying a (second) house before selling your first house?I own a house in Phoenix, but I want to buy a different house and have the money in full, no mtg needed. Are there tax disadvantages to buying a (second) house before selling your first house? Also, I may rent my existing house as a second option.January 29 - Phoenix00YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.